Education

Two Osseo Area Schools elementary magnet schools have earned national honors from Magnet Schools of America, an organization that provides leadership and instructional support to magnet schools across the U.S. Both Weaver Lake Elementary and Birch Grove Elementary School have been named a 2014 National Magnet School of Distinction. Only 13 schools in Minnesota earned [...]

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Two Maple Grove High School seniors earned the highest honor of Superior rating at the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) Section 5AA Visual Arts Festival Saturday, March 29, held at the Perpich Center for Arts Education. Jillian Klasen received the Superior Rating for her Charcoal Drawing and Meilani Khambounmy for her Media Arts piece. [...]

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For the sixth year in a row, the NAMM Foundation has named Osseo Area Schools one of the “Best Communities for Music Education.” The Foundation’s annual “Best Communities for Music Education” survey acknowledges schools and districts across the U.S. for their commitment and support of comprehensive music education in schools. Osseo is one of only [...]

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The names of students placed on the ‘A’ honor roll at Maple Grove Senior High School for the 2013-14 second trimester have be released. These students include:   GRADE 12 Lindsey Ahlers, Breana Antillon, Casey Autey, Abbey Barker, Samuel Barker, Kylea Barnes, Jessica Barry, Andrew Bauer, Johanna Beaupre, Brooke Benson, Adam Bentson, Lauren Berg, Marissa [...]

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Osseo Senior High School recently announced the names of students on the 2013-14 second trimester ‘A’ honor roll. These students include:   GRADE 12 Shawn Anderson Jr., kElyse Anderson, Norcorafatimah Armstead, Oluwatoyosi Arogbokun, Ruth Atinda, Lindsey Beisner, Adam Berkowitz, Austin Berry, Megan Bonesteel, Lindsey Borgeson, Brendan Botzet, Nicholas Brecht, Emmanuel Brown, Drew Caneff, Cal Colbert, [...]

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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   Students in Ena Rasmussen’s seventh-grade life science class are studying skulls this week that are on loan from the Science Museum of Minnesota The junior paleontologists are using the inquiry method to make observations about these animal skulls. It’s one of many ways science teachers in the [...]

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 For Champlin Park High School (CPHS) senior Annalise Lamberty, the world around her is full of untold stories and under-represented individuals, she says. Her desire to tell those stories landed her a finalist spot in Harvard University’s “Girls Impact the World” film festival. The festival was open to high school and college students, and required [...]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer   Elk River Area School Board members confirmed for administrators that the district should draft a bond referendum for general election ballots next Nov. 4. The district’s most critical needs may be in the southern third, where teachers and students at the Rogers secondary schools have met for some classes [...]

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